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Old 05-03-2011, 07:50 AM
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I'm new to the forum. I need someone to talk to to help me process my pain and emotions (I'm a mono woman married to a poly husband and I am experiencing extreme amounts of jealousy, low self esteem, and plain old stress regarding his new relationship.)

Is there a resource to find therapists that are accepting/understanding of this lifestyle? (I'm in Southern California.)

Thank you.
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Old 05-03-2011, 08:22 AM
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hey there hun!
Here are a few links to help you out:

http://www.lovemore.com/polyprofessional.php
http://www.polychromatic.com/pfp/main.php
http://openingup.net/open-list/

I am so sorry that things are not going well for you.

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Old 05-03-2011, 08:26 AM
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Thanks!!!
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Hi Gaia!
You might find it interesting to run a search (see "search" on the blue bar above) on the following terms:
Mono
Mono/Poly
Mono-Poly
Jealousy
Stress
NRE (new relationship energy)

There are lots of people on here who have gone / are going through the same process as you.

Keep faith in yourself!
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:54 PM
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I'm new to the forum. I need someone to talk to to help me process my pain and emotions (I'm a mono woman married to a poly husband and I am experiencing extreme amounts of jealousy, low self esteem, and plain old stress regarding his new relationship.)

Is there a resource to find therapists that are accepting/understanding of this lifestyle? (I'm in Southern California.)

Thank you.
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Old 05-03-2011, 11:59 PM
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Or here!

Have you tried doing a tag search for "jealousy" or any other issue you like? The blue bar above has a search engine on it... press there and an option for tag search will come up.
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:53 AM
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For what it's worth my thoughts and good energy go out to you. I also live in the so-cal area and I have many friends that go to therapists for issues like these. Unfortunately I do not have contact info for you but I'm sure that a google search of cognitive behavioral therapists in your area would return some good results. I also strongly agree with the member that posted about finding good friends that are willing to talk honestly are a great resource and might be a good balance if you go the therapist route. A well rounded support network is a good thing. Best wishes in finding what you need.
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